Legacies

How legacy gifts help us achieve our goal

Since the College was founded by the will of Lady Margaret Beaufort over 501 years ago, legacies have continued to provide an economic lifeline for the College.  In the course of the Campaign, 70 legacy gifts have been received and 249 new pledges have been made, highlighting the importance of legacy funding as a key source of income for the College. 

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Some legacy highlights

£500,000 bequeathed to endow the John Crook Memorial Fund for graduate scholars

£1,028 bequeathed to the Sports Fund

£31, 000 legacy received for School of Pythagoras redevelopment project

4 gifts of over £400,000 bequeathed to the general endowment

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